|Digital Tipping Point: Victor Stone talks about music, Free Software, Creative Commons and life at Microsoft 29 - Christian Einfeldt|
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! Microsoft is a fascinating company. Even its staunchest critics have respect for it the same way that they might respect the power of a massive hurricane. Microsoft is simply a force of nature...
Keywords: Victor Stone; Stone, Victor; Microsoft As A Monopolist; Soviet Microsoft; Best of Breed; Microsoft And The Developing World; Open Source in Developing World; Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation
|Digital Tipping Point: Amy Wohl, e-market maven 08 (2005) - Christian Einfeldt|
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Amy Wohl talks about the role that the developing world plays in the competition between free open source software and Microsoft. She notes that in India, for example, only one tenth of one percent (0.1%) of the residents have a PC in their homes. She says that in this kind of situation, Microsoft does not have the advantages that it has in the developed world...
Keywords: Amy Wohl; Wohl, Amy; India; Microsoft and the developing world; lower tier customers; customers too small for market leader; open source in developing world; stakes are high